Pacific Ecologist Focus On Media Freedom, Peace
PACIFIC PEOPLE'S STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL
WELLINGTON (Pacific Ecologist/Pacific Media Watch): Pacific Ecologist journal has published a double issue 7/8 with the theme, 'Pacific people's struggle for survival'.
The 88-page issue of 17 articles, uses the voices of Pacific peoples to promote the establishment of the region as a zone of peace and sustainability, and as an alternative to the 'war on terrorism'.
It covers a wide range of topics, including:
* Devastating wars being inflicted on Pacific peoples hidden from the eyes of the world in West Papua, and in Aceh.
* Plans to combat climate change on Pacific Islands.
* Pacific nuclear devastation.
* The invaluable ecological knowledge of Pacific peoples;.
* Threats to media and democracy.
* Economic oppression of indigenous Australians.
* And what to do about it.
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